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Ritske Huismans og Sebastian Wolf deltok på en to ukers felt tur til Andes fjellene sammen med kolleger fra Barcelona University (Prof. Josep Anton Munoz, Dr Nuria Carerra), Pau University (Prof. Jean-Paul Callot), og Total (Dr Jean-Claude Ringenbach, Dr Hugo Freije).
Minerals and Metals for Green Technologies was the main theme for the NGF winter conference 2019, January 7th - 9th. Many of our PhD and master students presented their work during the conference and it was of great success.
Young researcher Basile de Fleurian embarks on a project that seeks to understand more on how glaciers slide. In turn, this knowledge will provide a better prediction of sea level rise. 
From journeys into mines to explorations of volcanoes on the ocean floor, deep voyages reveal the richness of the planet’s deep biosphere.
The 47th Under Water Mining conference (UMC18) was hosted in Bergen, Grieghallen, from 11th to 14th of September. The conference was organized in collaboration with the K.G. Jebsen Centre for Deep Sea Research (UiB), Global Centres of Expertise Subsea (GCE Subsea) and the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD). We are pleased to announce that the conference was of great success.
Leif-Erik Rydland Pedersen i spennende og aktuelt intervju med NRK.
Over the course of three days (9-11 May), seven BCCR and Ice2Ice researchers participated in a glacier safety course on the Folgefonna glacier.
GEO had a strong showing at the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Annual Convention and Exhibition held in Salt Lake City, 20-23 May.
Some notes from the Utah course GEOV352
On Saturday, March 17, Stein-Erik Lauritzen and Nele Meckler will be leaving for fieldwork in Borneo, Malaysia
During the last month 12 postdocs, researchers and associate professors of the Department of Earth Science have registered as «experts» to evaluate EU project proposals. This is the result of a longterm strategy to increase the number and the quality of project proposals submitted to the European Commission’s frame programs. Thus, evaluating proposal is the best training course a researcher will... Read more

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